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Ex-NSC chief Amidror: IDF will have to destroy Hezbollah ‘beast’

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

The IDF will eventually need to destroy Hezbollah, former national security council chief Maj.-Gen. (ret.) Yaakov Amidror said on Wednesday. At the same time, he vehemently rejected a suggestion from an audience member that the IDF carry out a targeted killing of Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah. Speaking at a panel before the Conference of Presidents … Read More

Airstrikes destroy IRGC Quds Force HQ, warehouse at Damascus airport

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

mageSat International (ISI) reported on Monday evening that heavy damage was inflicted upon Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) sites at Damascus International Airport on February 13. Airstrikes appear to have hit warehouses, a shelter, headquarters and infrastructure. The airstrikes were reported in regional media, such as Turkey’s Anadolu. Reports indicated that seven people were killed, … Read More

Balloon carrying RPG warhead flown into Israel from Gaza – reports

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

What appeared to be the warhead from a rocket-propelled grenade attached to an inflated bag was found in southern Israel on Tuesday, apparently flown across the border from the Gaza Strip. The warhead was found outside the community of Alumim and was attached to what appeared to be a large plastic bag filled with helium. … Read More

Iran’s Ayatollah claims ‘wealthy Zionists’ control America

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei claimed that “wealthy Zionists” control America in a tweet on Tuesday. He said that America has reached the “peak of  arrogance” and that it is also controlled by “corporate owners” which makes it a “manifestation of oppression, abhorred by the world.”The attack in Zionists is the Iranian regimes usual rhetoric … Read More

Defense minister: Israel sees Iran rethinking its strategy in Syria

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Defense Minister Naftali Bennett on Tuesday said Israel was beginning to see signs of Iran reconsidering its efforts to establish a permanent military presence in Syria. “I can tell you that we are seeing the initial indications of Iran weakening and considering a new tack in Syria,” Bennett said, speaking at the New-Tech 2020 military … Read More

Iran sentences alleged US spies to up to 10 years in prison

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran sentenced eight environmental activists, including an Iranian who reportedly also has British and American citizenship, to prison sentences ranging from four to 10 years on charges of spying for the United States and acting against Iran’s national security, the judiciary said Tuesday. According to the judiciary spokesman, Gholamhossein Esmaili, an … Read More

Trump administration willing to extend Iran sanctions: report

Monday, February 10, 2020

The Trump administration has expressed openness to extending sanctions waivers allowing Iraq to import Iranian electricity and gas, Iraqi officials reportedly said. An existing waiver granted to Iraq is set to expire on Thursday. Three unidentified Iraqi officials told The Associated Press that the State Department has signaled that it is prepared to extend it another three months … Read More

Iran’s IRGC unveils ‘new’ rocket: The Thunder 500

Monday, February 10, 2020

Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps has unveiled what it says is a new rocket called the Thunder 500. It has a composite engine and new technologies that will make it lighter and give it a better range, it said.It is one of many rockets and missiles in the Iranian arsenal that the IRGC likes to … Read More

US arranging meeting between Netanyahu and Saudi crown prince – report

Monday, February 10, 2020

Talks are being held between teams from Israel, the US, Egypt and Saudi Arabiaon a potential summit in Cairo, whereby Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman could meet, according to a report in the Jewish News Syndicate.The JNS report is based on senior Arab diplomatic sources. The sources indicated that … Read More